Pat Kelsey is an American collegiate basketball coach and athlete. Pat Kelsey is currently the head men’s basketball coach at the College of Charleston.
Pat Kelsey was born on May 15, 1975. His birth name is Patrick Kelsey. Currently he is 46 years old and his sun sign is Taurus. He is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. His parents are Mike Kelsey (father) and Linda Kelsey (mother). This person played high school basketball at Roger Bacon High School.
Pat transferred to Elder High School for his senior year and in 1993 helped lead the team to a Division I state title. He began his college career as a freshman guard at the University of Wyoming. However, he joined Xavier in 1994, where he played for three seasons.
working life and career
Pat is the current head men’s basketball coach at the College of Charleston. He is in his 9th season as the head coach of the Eagle basketball program. He previously had a lengthy tenure as head coach at Winthrop University (2012-2021). Pat also served as an assistant to Xavier (2009-2012), Wake Forest (2004-2009), and Elder HS (1998-2001).
Aside from his coaching, he is most famous for the impassioned speech he gave in 2012 following the Sandy Hook school shooting that killed 26 people, including 20 children. In 2012, he was hired by Winthrop as their new head coach.
During his tenure, this coach led the team to 4X Big South regular seasons in 2016, 2017, 2020 and 2021, and 3X Big South tournaments in 2017, 2020 and 2021. He was also named a finalist for the Jim Phelan Award ( National Coach of the Year) and Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award.
Pat has coached a number of athletes who have gone on to successful professional basketball careers including Jeff Teague, Chris Paul, James Johnson, Ish Smith and Al-Farouq Aminu. Likewise, this coach left Winthrop in 2021 and joined the College of Charleston.
Pat is married to his wife Lisa long time. Unfortunately, there is no exact date of their marriage. Besides, they haven’t shared their love story with the public yet. It seems like they prefer their love life to be more reserved. Together they have three children: daughters Linda Ruth and Caroline and son Johnny.
The size of this personality is not specified. However, he has a good height. Likewise, he has a well-maintained body weight, which isn’t reported that well on the internet. Pat has a pair of blue eyes and short black hair. Further details about his body values are currently missing.
Social Media and Wealth
His Twitter account @patkelsey has gained over 14.8k followers. He has collected over 1.4,000 friends on his Facebook page. Likewise his Instagram Account ‘@pat_kelsey’ has earned over 842 followers.
Speaking of earnings, this coach certainly makes a handsome amount of money. His main source of income could be his coaching career. Unfortunately, he has not disclosed his earnings and net worth publicly.
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